Norah Howard

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Norah Howard
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Norah Howard 1939 Spotlight photo by Houston Rogers
Norah Lillian Emily Smed

12 December 1900
Fulham, London, England, UK
Died2 May 1968 (aged 67)
OccupationStage and screen actress

Norah Howard (12 December 1900 - 2 May 1968) was a British actress of stage and screen. [1]



She was born as Norah Lillian Emily Smeed on 12 December 1900, in Fulham, London, England, her father was Alfred Howard Smeed. She changed her stage name from Smeed to Howard, adopting her father's middle name. Her theatre work included the original West End productions of Cole Porter's Nymph Errant and Frank Vosper's Love from a Stranger (1936); and on Broadway, the revival of Noël Coward's Tonight at 8.30 (1948). [2] [3] Norah died on 2 May 1968 in New York, New York, USA. [4]

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  1. "Norah Howard". Archived from the original on 14 January 2009.
  2. "Production of Nymph Errant - Theatricalia".
  3. McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition. Oxford University Press. ISBN   9781526111968 via Google Books.
  4. League, The Broadway. "Norah Howard – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB".